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June 23, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Washington DC time

How has climate change impacted global migration patterns? In a new paper, Ana María Ibáñez, Andrea Velasquez, and Jimena Romero link weather shocks to rising international migration. The study examines temperature shocks in El Salvador and their impact on domestic agricultural production,...

June 24, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Washington DC time

In the Future of Development series, the Center for Global Development and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation (gui2de) bring together development experts, scholars, and policymakers to address the big questions facing developing countries and help...

June 24, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Washington DC time

COVID-19 will likely reverse many of the social gains that took decades to materialize in Latin America and the Caribbean. The global pandemic is resulting in a decline in the size of the middle class and an increase in poverty in most countries, with some staggering exceptions, like Brazil,...

June 28, 2021 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Washington DC Time
In the Biden Administration’s Interim National Security Guidance of March 2021, the United States declared its intent to “provide foreign assistance to promote global stability and offer an alternative to predatory development models” through U.S. development agencies and financing tools. The...
June 29, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Washington DC time
Dealing with the worst crisis in the last 50 years and in the midst of a complex sociopolitical environment, Latin America faces important dilemmas. Developing and implementing the correct fiscal policy mix is certainly one of the toughest: How can the region struck a balance between providing much...
June 30, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
How best to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination within and between countries has been a public health and an ethical challenge for decision-makers globally, especially given the vaccine supply is limited in the short and medium term. Epidemiological and economic models can support this decision by...

Past

October 30, 2020
Please join us for a conversation on global economic prospects and the COVID-19 response and recovery with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva...
October 29, 2020
This webinar responds to the question of how governments and humanitarian agencies can manage the risks associated with COVID-19 response payments,...
October 29, 2020
Bilateral and multilateral development organizations providing a range of economic growth funding have set in motion their emergency response...
October 28, 2020
Seventy-five years after its inception, the multilateral development system is under stress and challenged as never before. At the threshold of the “...
October 22, 2020
La crisis del COVID-19 ha tenido un grave impacto en América Latina y el Caribe con marcadas contracciones en la actividad económica. Además, dista...
October 21, 2020
The New Development Bank recently marked its 5th anniversary with over $21 billion in cumulative financing commitments in support of development...
October 20, 2020
Novartis Access is a new line of mostly branded generic NCD medicines offered at a wholesale price of US$1 per treatment per month. Please join us...
October 20, 2020
While eight of the world’s ten fastest-growing economies are in Africa, the region as a whole—much like the rest of the world—faces economic...

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